The first woman officer to be posted on foreign assignment in the Border Roads Organization (BRO) - Captain Surabhi Jakhmola

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  • Captain Surabhi Jakhmola, an officer of the 117 Engineer Regiment of the Indian Army, has become the first woman officer of the Border Roads Organization (BRO) to be posted on a foreign project.

  • BRO has deployed Surabhi for Project Dantak in Bhutan.

  • The Indian Air Force recently deployed Squadron LeaderAvani Chaturvedi, a woman fighter pilot, to Japan for Veer Guardian 2023 training.

  • Border Roads Organization (BRO)

  • It has functioned under the Ministry of Defense since 2015.

  • BRO was established on May 7, 1960.

  • It is responsible for maintaining the road network in the border areas of India.

  • This organisation plays an important role in the development of the infrastructure of the border areas of the country.

  • One of the biggest infrastructural achievements of BRO is the construction of Atal Tunnel, the longest highway tunnel in Himachal Pradesh.

  • Director General Border Roads Organization -Lt. Gen. Rajeev Chowdhary

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